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problem that the republican party recognizes is a problem just yet. how long can they continue like this? now on first look, temperatures in washington are simmering over details surrounding the 9/11 terror attack in benghazi as president obama stands up for his u.n. secretary against scathing criticism from republicans. all that while embattled former time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. cia director david petraeus prepares to testify on capitol hill today. and breaking news from the middle east. as rockets are fired between the israelis and palestinians, this morning three israelis are killed. we'll have a live report coming up. first, good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. today, one scandal will give way to another in washington. david petraeus expected to testify in a closed door senate intelligence committee hearing. general petraeus is not expected to talk about his personal indiscretions that ended his cia
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career last week. instead, he'll be discussing details in the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that resulted in the death of christopher stevens and three others. also, the controversy over u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous in september reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama and his first news conference since re-election exploded at republicans finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and besmir much her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice vowing to stop her rumored nomination as former republican presidential nominee mitt romney was on a conference call when he said that president obama defeated him by giving things to blacks, hispanics, and young voters. >> what the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn
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secretary of state. >> i don't trust her. and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we'll do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> all right. so back to petraeus. "the wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss national intelligence directsor james clapper after petraeus wanted the cia to fight back publicly against criticism for its role in benghazi. and we also have new details this morning on the personal them out to vote. >> louisiana's republican governor bobby jendal criticized romney saying we have to stop dividing the american voters. we need to go off 100% of the votes, not 53%. as expected, the new leader of china was named general secretary of the communist party. the country facing a slowing economy and demands for change. next to colorado where a hearing for james holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people scandals that have enveloped petraeus and john allen from nbc's andrea mitchell who broke this story. >> reporter: at his news conference, the president went out of his way to praise petraeus. >> he has provided this country an extraordinary service. we are safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. >> reporter: as paula broadwell remained in washington staying with her brother and still not talking. officials say the investigation was triggered in may when general john allen received an and wounding dozens more in a movie theater has been delayed because he was hospitalized. holmes reportedly ran into a jail cell wall and then jumped off his bed. but there are no details about his condition. and now here's your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. house speaker john boehner was easily re-elected to the post on wednesday with the exception of one vote, texas congressman nominated former speaker newt gingrich. it would have been perfectly legal but no one seconded the
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e-mail from an account called kelly patrol. sources close to kelley warned the zwroen stay away from her, she could ruin him. general allen say pim close to jill kelley forwarded it to her on the account she shares with her husband scott thinking she sent it as a joke. sources say she told general allen she did not send it but was concerned she was being stalked or electronically hacked because the e-mail referred to a meeting that she and allen scheduled in washington for the following week. nomination. his fellow texan congressman ron paul gave part one of the farewell speech as he prepares to retire at year's end. >> sadly, many religious groups, secular organizations and psychopathic authoritarians endorse government initiated force to change the world. >> national journal reports wisconsin congressman and former vp hopeful paul ryan will remain house budget committee chairman in june people close to kelley say she and her husband received four different embarrass from different accounts saying jill she is up to no good, asking her husband, do you know what your wife is up to when she has dinner with general petraeus. she turned over all the e-mails to an fib agent she knew, never realizing the impact they would have. people close to the kelleys say that she never had an affair to general allen and they found no evidence to the contrary. after being granted a gop waiver to avoid being term limited out of that spot. senate majority leader harry reid lashed out at massachusetts senator scott brown mocking brown's calls for bipartisanship as a joke, describing brown as one of the most partisan senators ever to serve. we now know which political office may be sought by another member of the bush family, george p. bush. his father, former florida governor jeb bush, confirms in a letter to potential donors that
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but there was enough inappropriate language to launch an investigation. >> general allen is doing an excellent job at isaf in leading the forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. >> reporter: the fbi continues looking through documents they took monday night from broadwell's home. but so far have found no evidence of anything highly classified. the pentagon suspended broadwell's security clearances and macdill air force base his son is considering a run for texas land commissioner. that birth removement didn't work out so well. now conservative group decided to ramp things up using robo calls to rally for president obama's impeachment barely a week after his re-election. >> our only recourse now is to move forward with the full impeachment of president obama. we suspect that obama is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and is laying ground for impeachment as laid out in the revoked jill kelley's pass to the base. overseas now, fears of a new war in the middle east are on the rise after israelis took out the top military commander of hamas in a ferocious attack yesterday. and just this morning the first israeli fatalities of the renewed conflict, three people killed in rocket fire from the gaza strip. martin fletcher is live with the latest on this. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. israel's army warned of constitution. finally, nate silver might be going hollywood. "the new york times" 538 blogger who redikted the obama victory says he's been approached with offers from tv producers and talent agents. we knew that was coming. >> and that's your morning dish of "scrambled politics." fiscal cliff fears hit wall street wednesday. but today the bad news could come from overseas. the 17 countries that make up the euro zone are back in recession after its economy contracted for a second straight
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dangerous days ahead. difficult days ahead. and they're already difficult enough. today israel is continuing its attacks on gaza, still targeting hamas militant leaders and in particular over the last 12, 16 hours attacking stockpiles of long range rockets that hamas has been building up in gaza. that's what israel says this is tack is all about. stopping hamas from the ability to attack israel with the rockets. they say they destroyed many of the long range rockets which can quarter. the wider eu avoided the same fate thanks mostly to last summer's olympics boost. back on the street yesterday, selling picked up after president obama's media briefing about the upcoming tax cut negotiates. and today we'll see what impact the fed has. chief ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. also on deck, before the bell earnings from walmart and target. retail sales dropped in october after three months of gains. later today, bp is expected to announce it will pay the largest target cities as far north as tel aviv. there is one report from gaza that the palestinians had fired a rocket at tel aviv but there is no confirmation of that. there was no news of it landing. one missile did get to the anti-rocket defense system and killed three israelis who apparently did not obey instructions to seek shelter but were looking at the action from their balcony. the army is telling everybody in penalty in history to settle criminal and other claims from the 2010 gulf oil disaster. new york state's attorney general has subpoenaed documents related to sandy related prep and procedure from both con-edison and long island power authority. the fda says over the past four years five-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people. this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. pizza chain poppa johns is under fire after allegedly
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israel, do what you're told and then you'll stay safe. inside gaza, at least 13 palestinians have been killed, 100 wounded. israel is continuing the attacks not only from the air by the way but also from ships at sea. israeli troops are also poised on the edge of gaza and reserves are being called up, too, in case the operation becomes bigger and israel launches a ground invasion of gaza which israel says they do not. sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to his customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class action lawsuit. say it isn't so. twinkies gone by thanksgiving? what would a girl do? hostesses ses it is striking workers don't return to the job by the end of the day, i will will be forced to liquidate. after years in the making, some kansas city folks are being the first ones in the world to test drive google's new super fast broadband service. hamas does not want. but it is certainly a situation. >> martin fletcher there live in tel aviv. thanks so much. nbc meteorologist bill karins is tracking your weather. he has your forecast. good morning you to, bill. >> i'm all full of good news today. >> hey, wait a second. bill karins? what? no. impossible. >> that's what i say. i'll search for something bad. difficult today. good morning, everyone. 24 hours ago we had an amazing scene. if you were lucky enough to spot it last night through areas of northern portions of michigan the 2014 winter games are still more than a year away. folks in moscow are already getting their hands on the official merchandise. and could big pharma have something in the pipeline to keep men from cheating? that's right. a small new study found men in relationships who were given oxy toes instayed far away from unknown attractive women. how about just stay away from them? coming up, a wild turkey strikes back just a week before thanksgiving. we'll show you the video. plus, the thrill of a
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and all of the northern portion of the country. this picture there is a lot of them online. this is one of the best ones i saw. this is from the weather observer on top of mt. washington in new hampshire. this is the northern lights. one of the best shows that we've seen in a long time in the northern half of our country with clear skies. how beautiful and gorgeous is that? it lasted a long time. it was through much of last night. last night going 24 hours ago. as far as today, a nice chilly lifetime for one 9-year-old boy. we'll have details next. it's a great story. your watching "first look" on msnbc. morning. there is not a lot of bad weather to be concerned with. temperature in the 30s and 40s in most cases. the only bad weather we're going to have for our morning drive, much of south carolina is dealing with rain. it is actually clearing out of georgia just from areas right around savannah up to charleston. you'll also have to bring the m imbrela. that is the only story on the ma'am. the rest of the country is cool with high pressure dominating and storm free. so areas of rain to be concerned with as far as cities go, charlotte, north carolina had some rain out. there columbia looks like you're going to get rain, too.
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augusta, you're clearing out. showers hit and miss throughout the morning hours from myrtle beach north wards to wilmington. your thursday forecast after a chilly start, a nice afternoon with 40s and 50s across the country. lynn, very similar conditions to what we saw yesterday. he let in a little hint. i'll take a sneak peek heading into next week's forecast. >> the all important travel. >> can you believe it? >> no. bill, thanks so much. coming up, bitter words from mitt romney about the election. plus, could a chemical keep men from cheating? you can almost see the ears perking up. details on a new study are next. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] take dayquil...
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>> people keep asking me questions and question. like i know something. i don't know nothing. >> all right, next to connecticut where a fearless wild turkey tried to pick a fight with a driver before thanksgiving. just one week. the bird who has a history of violence approached and pecked a few cars, actually. this is the same fowl we told you about known as frankenturkey for his attacks on halloween. and in new jersey, a military jacket belonging to a world war ii vet washed ashore after hurricane sandy. officials at west point were notified. they did some digging. and now they plan to clean and return the jacket to the 98-year-old widow of the soldier it belonged to. all right. a little sports. we begin with some action in the nba. memphis won the sixth game in a row as rudy gay of the grizzlies put on a show of oklahoma city scoring and getting a victory over the thunder. college basketball, eric murphy
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of florida was a perfect ten for ten from the field. for 24 points, the gators pulled away and rolled over number 22 wisconsin 74-56. let's get in baseball. tampa bay's david price was voted the american league cy young award winner with 20 wins this season. and 38-year-old r.a. dickie who won 28 games for the mets got the national league cy young award. he's the first knuckleball pitcher in baseball history to win the award. american swimmer missy franklin of colorado won four gold medals at the london olympics and holds the world regard for the 200 meter backstro backstroke. the 17-year-old signed a letter of intend to go to the university of california berkeley before competing in the 2016 summer olympics. and in oklahoma, talk about an amazing story. a 9-year-old little boy who loves sports named jason smith jr. has muscular dystrophy. he is confined to a wheelchair.
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that's not going to stop him. his twin brother plays football and last week his father who coaches the team put jason into the game and a teammate pushed him all the way to the end zone for a touchdown. >> it was very surprising. >> just to get him and see that big smile on his face like that, you know, just -- that was a great feeling for me. >> great feeling for jason, i bet, as well. a moment he probably will not forget. all right, now let's get a check of your weather with bill karins. >> that was the best quick sound bite ever. >> it was very surprising. >> yes! >> cute. good morning, everyone. let's take you to the forecast and looking ahead to next week. it's a cold start all areas of new england. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. definitely bundle up this morning. this afternoon, no problems. just like yesterday. mid to upper 40s. chillier than most people like. that is the theme across the country. travel weather looks great. the exceptions are around charlotte. no issues out there. this is the quietest weather pattern we've seen for a while. that storm we were talking about
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for tuesday and wednesday, it appears to be further offer shore. a little breezy. overall, very little impact for travel and the people recovering from hurricane sandy. >> that is a huge relief. thank you, bill. just ahead, movie night at the white house. the casting crew of "lincoln" is on the guest list. and jon bon jovi's daughter is in hot water and ben affleck's new comments about the sexiest man alive. is a romance in the works? you're watching "first look" on msnbc. the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to for the latest offers.
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tweeting from his car during sunday's race. i think that's awesome. actually, i think we have a screen shot of one of the tweets. i have 42 followers right now. lol. retweet if you get it. yeah, we get it. followers. >> all right. abe livingon is returning to the white house tonight. speel stephenberg and the members of the cast of "lincoln" will be joining president obama for a screening of the film. cast members expected to attend are sally field and tommy lee jones. stephanie bon jovi, the 19-year-old daughter of bonn john joefy was hospitalized and faces drug charges after a heroin overdose. they found bon jovi unresponsive in a dorm on her college campus. police later discovered heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the room. that led to her arrest. dave matthews group is the late toast pledge aid. the band is donating all sales from the november 30 aj concert
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to a hurricane relief fund. they're expected to bring in $1 million. way to go, dave. finally, access hollywood asked ben affleck, the 2002 sexiest man alive if channing tatum is deserving of the title. check out what he had to say. >> i think he is and always has been. channing is a really good guy. he's a very good guy. an extremely sexy man. i mean what else can you say? >> is and always has been. that is a bold endorsement. access also ran a poll. they asked readers if they thought channing was the sexiest man aly. 65% said no. i'm surprised about that. >> there are so many opinions. >> yeah. >> you get to that level of good looking, you know, it's just personal. >> you know what that's like. >> personal preference. >> you deal with this every day. >> i'm surprised that 35% said he is hands down. >> i was wondering why bill
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karins wasn't in the running. >> "way too early" is next. violence erupts in israel as three people are killed in a rocket attack there. both sides trading fire in a new flare-up that left a military leader of hamas and at least 11 palestinians dead. we'll have the latest. tension here at home. republicans in the white house play tug of war over the president's possible pick for the next secretary of state. and now a face behind that shirtless silhouette. the identity of the fbi agent at the enter of the david petraeus scandal is finally revealed. i know you've been waiting. good morning to you. i'm peter alexander. this is "way too early." i'm glad you're up with us this morning. a lot to cover on a thursday, november 15th
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